Issues relevant to working with Asian American families, including State and local examples.
Child Welfare Practice With Asian and Pacific Islander American Children, Youth, and Families
Rhee & Huynh-Hohnbaum (2006)
In Multicultural Approaches in Caring for Children, Youth, and Their Families
Highlights approaches and treatment models for working with the Asian and Pacific Islander population and presents several case studies and culturally competent intervention guidelines.
Crossing the Divide: Asian American Families and the Child Welfare System (PDF - 925 KB)
Lee & Lee (2001)
Describes traditional Asian values and explains the importance of cultural sensitivity for family preservation and child protective services.
Strengthening Families in the Korean/Asian Immigrant Community
Includes recommendations on how to provide professional assistance and training about domestic violence to pastors and churches, offers suggestions on making additional resources available to the community at large, and recommends the need for further data.
Characteristics of Child Abuse in Immigrant Korean Families and Correlates of Placement Decisions
Chang, Rhee, & Weaver
Child Abuse and Neglect: The International Journal, 30(8), 2006
This study examined the characteristics and patterns of child abuse among immigrant Korean families in Los Angeles and critical variables that contribute to the type of placement made by the child protective services system.
Connecting the Dots: Improving Neighborhood-Based Child Welfare Services for Asian Pacific American Families
Coalition for Asian American Children and Families (2007)
Analyzes the needs of Asian Pacific American families in New York City, the barriers to accessing child welfare services, and the opportunities to reduce child abuse and neglect and improve collaboration with the Asian Pacific American community.